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Thread: Right size pump/filter for pool?

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    tookiesmom07's Avatar
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    May 2013

    Smile Right size pump/filter for pool?

    Just a little question here. If we purchase a 28x54 above ground pool, which holds an estimated 19,500 gallons, would a Hayward Xstream Full-Flo 150 square foot, 1 1/2 horsepower filtration system be enough? We are in the process of trying to pick out a whole new pool, filter system, everything. So I am trying to figure out what we want so we can compare prices on all we are looking at. Thanks!
    Intex Ultra-Frame 26x52 AGP (14,650 gal.)
    Intex Pump & Filter

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    bobodaclown's Avatar
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    Apr 2011
    Murrieta, CA

    Re: Right size pump/filter for pool?

    You can get by with that setup. You'll be cleaning the filter more often maybe weekly or biweekly, it's a 15 minute job. You takeout the cartridge filter and rinse it off, replace. You might be able to go with a smaller motor, or even a two speed for energy savings.
    Murrieta, CA. 15K (Est) pool/spa. Hayward Tristar SP3220EE 2.70HP pump, Hayward Swimclear Cartridge filter C4025 425sqft (PA106), Pentair Mastertemp 400 heater. TF-100/Speedstir

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